If you suspect this is the problem, it is suggested that you update and install the latest updates for Windows. Before you modify it, in case problems occur. This tool will install you the latest drivers for all devices on your computer. I called up Microsoft but they asked me to contact Dell. The screen shot is but an example. It seems you cannot put a wireless card that's not signed by Lenovo. You can reinstall its driver to get this problem fixed: 1 On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, type devmgmt.
These are all compatible with the hardware. It just does not seem to bother to post latest updates. However i did find something that worked, which is to revert your network adapter driver back to an older version instead of the one installed by windows 8. If these two options are available, right-click them and click Delete. System Service Tag Number is a unique number used to identify your system and its part, do not post it in the forum it is violation of of the forum.
If I use a different mouse or just the touchpad on the laptop, it is actually quite stable! Here are 4 fixes for you to try. I got my mother-in law to buy a Lenovo G510 and that computer had this network adapter too. I went directly to Intel's site to update the wireless drivers as Lenovo did not have current drivers for 8. This method allows you to save your time and correctly install all necessary drivers, not being afraid to make a mistake during a manual installation. When that didn't work, I updated the driver using the Dell support site and installed the Dell Wireless 1504 802.
Always scan any downloads from the internet for malware and viruses. See the post on this website. Here are the driver details: Broadcom 802. Sadly I can't find one for this card. For most other companies, companies have put up specialized driver updates for 8.
Note that if you are looking for the version then you can also find it located on this website. Downloads the latest official version of the drivers for the Hardware and installs them correctly. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8. This tool will install you the latest drivers for all devices on your computer. Click to download and install Dell Support Center application. Helps to disconnect and reconnect.
This driver below is for the Broadcom 802. Windows installed the Broadcom 802. Then type regedit in the search box and press Enter. They gave me two drivers for Win 8. Check your hardware and software before you install the driver. There are various variants to be found, for Atheros, Broadcom, Intel and Intel Wimax. At least my analysis of the problem was correct, but drivers are always a hit-or-miss thing.
There is an extensive thread but the technical support from Microsoft on this issue is less than helpful. Wait for the correct driver to be installed. Hope this helps the rest who still have this problem. After a recent clean install of Windows 8. I was running Windows 8 on a Lenovo G780. I tried everything I found online with no luck. The issue was solved by using an unofficial driver I found on a Czech webpage.
You can download the Windows 10 driver file below. I'm still looking for answers on why my adapter is pretty poor right now. If the test returns any error codes please reply with the exact text of the error code. Reboot after the installation and re-verify the driver details. Normally if you choose the wrong driver it will either refuse to install or won't matter, but you can find which is yours in Device Manager. I really don't know why Microsoft even offers the option of live chat. I hope you find the solution to you problem aswell.
Now I know why Dell is not doing well. I checked out Dell's website as well but there is no solution on that either. When using this adapter with the Windows installed drivers, I am able to connect to both my home and work 802. So I can't find a wireless driver. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers. They do not show the same symptoms. Dear Zohaib, I have a similar problem on my Dell Inspiron N5010.
I tried all drivers I found, no improvement. Try to download the Lenovo driver for Windows 8. As you found a better driver on Windows, it seems like the Lenovo drivers are to be avoided unless absolutely required. I just found that the mouse that was included with the laptop was interfering with the network adapter. I have nothing to say about other models.